SESSION 8: GENERAL SESSION I

ROOM:          GEMS0-016
DATE:            2nd March 2019
TIME:             9.00-11.00am (7 minute Presentation & 3 minute Discussion)
CHAIR:          Mr David Waldron & Mr Peter Murchan

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  1. 9.00    Warm ischaemia time at vascular anastomosis in kidney transplantation and functional outcomes
    Ati Ferede, Anna Walsh, Dilly Little
    Department of Transplant, Urology & Nephrology (TUN), National Kidney Transplant Service, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
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  2. 9.10     Clinical effectiveness of dedicated ultrasound slots in a surgical assessment unit
    Muhammad Fahad Ullah, Rishabh Sehgal, Shiori Kimura, Laura Roche, Anne Merrigan, Shauna Tormey
    Department of Breast Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Road, Limerick, V94 F858, Ireland
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  3. 9.20     Patient experience in a surgical assessment unit following a closed loop audit using a Kaizen Lean system
    Muhammad Fahad Ullah, Christina Fleming, Christopher Laurence Fox, Shona Tormey
    Department of Breast Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Rd, Dooradoyle, Co. Limerick, V94 F858, Ireland
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  4. 9.30     Medical students exposure to urology; are we doing enough to prepare the doctors of tomorrow?
    Sorcha O’Meara, Kiaran O’Malley, David Galvin, Stephen Connolly
    Department of Urology, Mater Misericoridae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, D07 R2WY
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  5. 9.40     “Is computed tomography of the head always appropriate?”: An evaluation of the outcomes of head CT scans undertaken during a one year period in an emergency department
    Orlaith Shinners1, Christi Brady1, Rachel O’Keeffe1, Sean Johnston2, Dermot Hehir2
    1Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
    2 Department of Surgery, Midlands Regional Hospital, Arden Road, Tullamore, Co Offaly, R35 NY51, Ireland
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  6. 9.50     Discrepancies between clinical and pathological diagnoses of appendicular and gallbladder disease
    David Doherty, Hayder Shabana, Brain Whooley, David Gough, Brian Barry, Colm O’Boyle, Derbrenn O’Connor
    Department of Surgery, Bon Secours Hospital in Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland
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  7. 10.00   The effect of a community-based pre-operative exercise programme on health-related components of fitness and health-related quality of life in major surgical oncological patients: A pilot study
    Lisa Loughney
    1, Ronan Cahill2, Kiaran O’Malley3, Noel McCaffrey1, Brona Furlong1
    1School of Health and Human Performance, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland, 2Department of Colorectal Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin, D07 R2WY, Ireland,
    3Department of Urology Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin, D07 R2WY, Ireland
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  8. 10.10   Readmission to hospital following laparoscopic cholecystectomy; A meta-analysis
    Caroline McIntyre1, Alison Johnston1, Deirdre Foley1, Magda Bucholc2, Michael Sugrue3
    1Donegal Clinical Research Academy, Department of Surgery, Letterkenny University Hospital, Kilmacrennan Road, Ballyboe, Glencar, Co. Donegal, Ireland
    2EU INTERREG Centre for Precision Medicine project, Intelligent Systems Research Centre, School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems EU INTERREG Centre for Precision Medicine project, Intelligent Systems Research Centre, School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    3Department of Surgery, Letterkenny University Hospital, Donegal, Ireland
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  9. 10.20   10 Years of Adrenalectomies: A Single Centre Experience
    Michael Hanrahan
    , Zeeshan Razzaq, Mudassar Majeed, Hamid Mustafa, Mohammed Abdalla, Christopher O’Hare, Ibrahim Al-Khafaji, Peter O’ Leary, Fara Hassan Khawaja, Henry Paul Redmond
    Department of General Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
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  10. 10.30   Index laparoscopic cholecystectomy, our experience after the inception of acute care surgery program
    Muhammad Aakif, Hamid Mustafa, Fuad Aftab, Mohammed Yasser Kayyal, Kinan Alromhien, James Byrne, Akbar Amin Achakzai, Hugo Prins, Zeeshan Razzaq
    Department of Acute Care Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
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  11. 10.40   Liver metastases from uveal melanoma: An indication to resect?
    Fiona Hand, Sadhbh Doherty, Ray McDermott, David Fennelly, Donal Maguire, Justin Geoghegan, Emir Hoti
    Department of Surgery, St. Vincents University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
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  12. 10.50   Radiological-histological agreement in diagnosis of prostate cancer using multiparametric MRI and transperineal template biopsy histology
    Daniel Peter McNicholas1
    , Stefanie Croghan1, Jody Khan1, Fintan Wallace2, Martin Shelly2, Sheila Kiely1, Naomi Cronin3, Muhammad Akram1, Girish Nama1, Subhasis Giri1
    1Department of Urology, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, V94 F858, Ireland
    2Department of Radiology, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, V94 F858, Ireland
    3Department of Histopathology, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, V94 F858, Ireland